|Forlag||Taylor and Francis|
|Serie||Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature|
|Emne||Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Press & journalism; c 1700 to c 1800|
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Om Rise of Literary Journalism in the Eight
Recent years have witnessed a heightened interest in eighteenth-century literary journalism and popular culture. This book provides an account of the early periodical as a literary genre and traces the development of journalism from the 1690s to the 1760s, covering a range of publications by well-known writers and obscure hacks. The book's central theme is the struggle of eighteenth- century journalists to attain literary respectability and the strategies by which editors sought to improve the literary and social status of their publications.